Graduate Program

The graduate program in sociology at the University of California, San Diego is organized around four areas of specialization:

  • Comparative and Historical Sociology
  • Sociology of Culture
  • Inequalities
  • Sociology of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The program prepares students to enhance knowledge via research and to teach sociology at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The majority of graduates from the program find research and teaching positions in colleges and universities. Others work in nonacademic research and policy positions.